University Faculty, Web and User Experience

  • Weber State University
  • Ogden, UT, USA
  • Nov 04, 2021
Full time Computer Science/Info Tech/Systems

Job Description

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University Faculty, Web and User Experience

Requisition Number: F00218P: Network Mgmt Technology

Job Description:
We are seeking individuals who are inspired and passionate teachers at the college level. Applicants should have the ability to motivate students and faculty to think creatively and critically, have experience working with students and faculty of diverse backgrounds and possess a thorough understanding of web (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript) and user experience design methodology and theories.

Candidates with expertise in interaction design, information architecture, visual design, user research, usability, behavioral science, and product management will be given special consideration.

Additionally, backgrounds in psychology, human factors research, information visualization; human-computer interaction (HCI), the digital humanities, the history and anthropology of computing, and an understanding of the intersection of behavioral science and computing are also helpful competencies.





Preferred and Required Qualifications

Required Qualifications:
For a tenure-track appointment, applicants must have a minimum of a PhD degree with an emphasis on User Experience, Information Science, or a related discipline.
For a visiting professorship, applicants must be nearing completion of a masters or doctoral degree with an emphasis on User Experience, Information Science, or a related discipline.

For a non-tenure-track appointment, applicants must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Web Development, User Experience, or related discipline. For non-tenure-track appointments, transition to tenure track would require approval of the Dean and Department Chair based on sufficient evidence of academic qualifications and performance.

Visiting professorship and Instructor (non-tenure track) positions are renewable by separate contract at the sole discretion of the university.

Preferred Qualifications:
Seeking applicants with the:

  • Ability to effectively communicate in English, both verbally and in writing.
  • Ability to work collaboratively and cooperatively with students, staff, and faculty peers.



Preference will be given to individuals with:

  • At least 2 years experience;
  • Experience with Adobe products such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and XD;
  • University-level teaching experience; as well as those with additional work experience and additional teaching experience in Web and User Experience and Computer Science programs similar to that at Weber State University.

Application Details


Background Check? Yes

Benefits Summary:
WSU offers a generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, long-term disability, life insurance, retirement, a wellness program with release time and paid incentives, tuition benefits, free tickets to athletic and performing arts events, and paid holidays.

Full/Part Time: Full Time
Open Date: 11/01/2021
Close Date:
Open Until Filled: Yes

Notes to Applicants:
This position comes with a generous benefits package. To apply, please complete the online application and attach a cover letter, current CV, and the names and contact information for at least three professional references.

Screening of applications will begin January 10, 2022. Position will remain open until filled.

Criminal background check required as a condition of employment.

Physical Activity of this position: Expressing or exchanging ideas. Those activities in which they must convey detailed or important instructions to other workers accurately or quickly. , Ability to receive detailed information with or without assistance., Operate, activate, use, prepare, inspect, place, detect, or position.

Physical Requirements of this position: Light work. Exerting up to 20 lbs of force occasionally and/or up to 10 lbs of force frequently and/or a negligible amount of force constantly to move objects. Use of arm and/or leg controls exerting forces greater than that for sedentary work.

Visual Acuity Requirements including color, depth perception and field of vision: Required to perform activities such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; using a computer terminal; extensive reading.

The conditions the worker will be subject to in this position: None. The worker is not substantially exposed to adverse environmental conditions (such as in typical office or administrative work).

To apply, visit https://jobs.weber.edu/postings/14948

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Applicants with dual-career considerations can find university jobs such as professor jobs, dean jobs, chair / department head jobs, and other faculty jobs and employment opportunities at Weber State University and at other institutions of higher education in the region on www.AcademicCareers.com


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